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#Talking Points

# talking-points - Saturday 25 November, 2017

The Premier League signing of the season and more talking points from Saturday's action
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

The Premier League signing of the season and more talking points from Saturday's action

Nov 25th 2017, 11:28 PM 10,677 Views 7 Comments

Mo Salah is on fire for Liverpool right now.

# talking-points - Friday 24 November, 2017

Super Salah out to show Chelsea they made a huge mistake and the Premier League talking points
# Things To Look Out For
From The42
# Things To Look Out For

Super Salah out to show Chelsea they made a huge mistake and the Premier League talking points

Nov 24th 2017, 3:02 PM 4,367 Views 11 Comments

The Egyptian, who is bang in form for Liverpool, returns to the club that let him leave on Saturday.

# talking-points - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Sloppy Man United made to pay and more Champions League talking points
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Sloppy Man United made to pay and more Champions League talking points

Nov 23rd 2017, 12:03 AM 5,759 Views 9 Comments

The Red Devils were just moments away from securing a 0-0 draw needed to top their group.

# talking-points - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Spurs' record against the top six, Shane Long's goal drought and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Spurs' record against the top six, Shane Long's goal drought and more Premier League talking points

Nov 18th 2017, 10:45 PM 11,124 Views 15 Comments

Plus Tony Pulis on borrowed time and Paul Pogba’s return to Manchester United.

# talking-points - Friday 17 November, 2017

Familiar foes go head to head for the first time in 10 years and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Familiar foes go head to head for the first time in 10 years and more Premier League talking points

Nov 17th 2017, 5:30 PM 4,762 Views 1 Comment

Plus Sergio Aguero’s health scare and why Spurs may struggle in the North London derby.

# talking-points - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Can Ireland silence Danish critics and more talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Can Ireland silence Danish critics and more talking points

Nov 14th 2017, 7:00 AM 11,296 Views 14 Comments

We preview tonight’s crucial World Cup qualification play-off at the Aviva Stadium.

# talking-points - Saturday 11 November, 2017

New faces make their mark, Ireland's dominance and more Aviva talking points
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

New faces make their mark, Ireland's dominance and more Aviva talking points

Nov 11th 2017, 8:27 PM 14,666 Views 31 Comments

A thoroughly dominant victory leaves huge grounds for optimism heading into the season ahead.

# talking-points - Sunday 5 November, 2017

David Luiz's Chelsea future uncertain and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

David Luiz's Chelsea future uncertain and more Premier League talking points

Nov 5th 2017, 9:01 PM 11,069 Views 1 Comment

Plus, has David Unsworth gone out with a bang as Everton manager?

# talking-points - Friday 3 November, 2017

The Chelsea player caught yawning by Conte and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

The Chelsea player caught yawning by Conte and more Premier League talking points

Nov 3rd 2017, 2:54 PM 11,874 Views 3 Comments

Kenedy provoked the ire of Antonio Conte amid a turbulent week for the London club.

# talking-points - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Tottenham's 21-year-old unsung hero and more Champions League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Tottenham's 21-year-old unsung hero and more Champions League talking points

Nov 1st 2017, 11:47 PM 10,278 Views 9 Comments

Harry Winks impressed against Real Madrid, while Sergio Aguero savoured a landmark night.

# talking-points - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Mourinho's gritty masterclasses and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Mourinho's gritty masterclasses and more Premier League talking points

Oct 29th 2017, 6:47 PM 7,593 Views 9 Comments

Plus Roy Hodgson’s steady impact at Crystal Palace and Chelsea back on track following a dismal start to the campaign.

# talking-points - Saturday 28 October, 2017

'Springfield and Shelbyville' rivalry, Treacy's dramatic return and Kenny moves on from Dubs disappointment
# Comment
From The42
# Comment

'Springfield and Shelbyville' rivalry, Treacy's dramatic return and Kenny moves on from Dubs disappointment

Oct 28th 2017, 7:22 PM 5,690 Views 1 Comment

We run through five talking points after Cuala’s three-point win over Kilmacud Crokes in today’s Dublin hurling final.

# talking-points - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Schmidt's statement, Bundee's inclusion and more Ireland squad talking points
# November Internationals
From The42
# November Internationals

Schmidt's statement, Bundee's inclusion and more Ireland squad talking points

Oct 26th 2017, 4:56 PM 18,794 Views 62 Comments

Who can consider themselves unlucky to miss out? We dissect the squad for next month’s Test matches.

# talking-points - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Ruddock and Healy push their Ireland claims and more talking points from Glasgow
# Blue Moon Rising
From The42
# Blue Moon Rising

Ruddock and Healy push their Ireland claims and more talking points from Glasgow

Oct 21st 2017, 8:31 PM 10,162 Views 14 Comments

A near perfect afternoon for Leinster, but defensive structure and combinations remain areas in need of improvement.

# talking-points - Friday 20 October, 2017

Is the title down to a 2-horse race already and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Is the title down to a 2-horse race already and more Premier League talking points

Oct 20th 2017, 3:27 PM 6,060 Views 14 Comments

Plus, why results, not style, is what will ultimately define Mourinho’s United.

# talking-points - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

The hype is justified in magnificent Man City and more Champions League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

The hype is justified in magnificent Man City and more Champions League talking points

Oct 18th 2017, 5:32 AM 7,276 Views 30 Comments

Elsewhere, the jury is out on Serge Aurier and Maribor gambled with a high-risk approach and were humiliated.

# talking-points - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Henshaw flourishes at 13, Ryan's European debut and more talking points from the RDS
# Good Start
From The42
# Good Start

Henshaw flourishes at 13, Ryan's European debut and more talking points from the RDS

Oct 14th 2017, 8:16 PM 24,607 Views 35 Comments

Leinster are up and running in Pool 3.

Ulster end opening game hoodoo, Stockdale stars and more talking points
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

Ulster end opening game hoodoo, Stockdale stars and more talking points

Oct 14th 2017, 3:08 AM 6,458 Views 4 Comments

The northern province beat Wasps 19-9 at Kingspan Stadium on Friday night.

# talking-points - Friday 13 October, 2017

Man United are 'going to hell' this weekend
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Man United are 'going to hell' this weekend

Oct 13th 2017, 4:08 PM 9,912 Views 7 Comments

Plus, were Pep Guardiola’s provocative comments unfair on Tottenham and more Premier League talking points.

# talking-points - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Final stretch of the Road to Russia lies ahead and talking points from Ireland's win over Wales
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Final stretch of the Road to Russia lies ahead and talking points from Ireland's win over Wales

Oct 10th 2017, 8:30 AM 22,447 Views 40 Comments

James McClean’s important goals during this campaign, what we know about the play-off draw and how the future is looking.

# talking-points - Saturday 7 October, 2017

How Ukraine-Croatia could be vital to Ireland's qualifying hopes and more talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

How Ukraine-Croatia could be vital to Ireland's qualifying hopes and more talking points

Oct 7th 2017, 7:50 AM 10,780 Views 9 Comments

Plus, Sean Maguire’s dream year continues.

# talking-points - Friday 6 October, 2017

Who can lift goal-shy Ireland and more talking points ahead of tonight's crucial game
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Who can lift goal-shy Ireland and more talking points ahead of tonight's crucial game

Oct 6th 2017, 12:00 PM 8,747 Views 5 Comments

The Boys in Green have struggled in front of goal at times in the campaign

# talking-points - Saturday 30 September, 2017

The redemption of Marouane Fellaini and more Premier League talking points
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

The redemption of Marouane Fellaini and more Premier League talking points

Sep 30th 2017, 7:56 PM 19,394 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile Man City earn seismic win at Stamford Bridge and Tottenham’s incredible form away from home.

# talking-points - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Brendan Rodgers has taken Celtic up a level and more Champions League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Brendan Rodgers has taken Celtic up a level and more Champions League talking points

Sep 27th 2017, 11:23 PM 8,475 Views 10 Comments

Plus, Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku already looking a wise investment.

# talking-points - Sunday 24 September, 2017

5 talking points as Dublin end their drought but Mayo heartache lives on
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

5 talking points as Dublin end their drought but Mayo heartache lives on

Sep 24th 2017, 8:33 PM 7,544 Views 4 Comments

The Sky Blues lifted the Brendan Martin Cup for the first time since 2010 after three consecutive final losses.

# talking-points - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Same issues continue to plague Liverpool, candy Kane and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Same issues continue to plague Liverpool, candy Kane and more Premier League talking points

Sep 23rd 2017, 11:04 PM 9,922 Views 18 Comments

Also, Mourinho’s United grind out the win while Oumar Niasse’s contribution to Everton says a lot about their issues.

# talking-points - Friday 22 September, 2017

Irish underage starlet could return and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Irish underage starlet could return and more Premier League talking points

Sep 22nd 2017, 6:25 PM 7,478 Views 2 Comments

Declan Rice could be back in the West Ham side as they prepare to face Tottenham this weekend.

# talking-points - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

A memorable night as Ireland's new era begins but bigger challenges lie ahead
# Road To France
From The42
# Road To France

A memorable night as Ireland's new era begins but bigger challenges lie ahead

Sep 20th 2017, 11:12 AM 3,074 Views 1 Comment

Four talking points from last night’s win, as Colin Bell’s side go in search of qualification for their first major tournament.

# talking-points - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Arsenal can cope without luxury players and more Premier League talking points
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Arsenal can cope without luxury players and more Premier League talking points

Sep 17th 2017, 8:46 PM 5,114 Views 2 Comments

Plus David Luiz’s sending off and pressure mounting on Ronald Koeman’s shoulders.

# talking-points - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Are Southampton better with Shane Long and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Are Southampton better with Shane Long and more Premier League talking points

Sep 16th 2017, 11:50 PM 9,984 Views 11 Comments

Plus, Liverpool’s struggles against the weaker teams continue.

# talking-points - Friday 15 September, 2017

Reunions aplenty as Man United take on Everton and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Reunions aplenty as Man United take on Everton and more Premier League talking points

Sep 15th 2017, 6:27 PM 4,332 Views 2 Comments

Wayne Rooney and Romelu Lukaku both come up against their respective former employers this weekend.

# talking-points - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Liverpool's defensive woes and more Champions League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Liverpool's defensive woes and more Champions League talking points

Sep 14th 2017, 7:15 AM 5,599 Views 16 Comments

Plus, Tottenham finally enjoy a big win at Wembley.

# talking-points - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

61,000 Junior Cert students get their results today - here's how they got on
# Results Night
# Results Night

61,000 Junior Cert students get their results today - here's how they got on

Sep 13th 2017, 6:00 AM 24,780 Views 24 Comments

Alcohol is a talking point.

# talking-points - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Neymar and Mbappe head to Celtic Park and what to look out for as the Champions League returns
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Neymar and Mbappe head to Celtic Park and what to look out for as the Champions League returns

Sep 12th 2017, 7:15 AM 5,085 Views 3 Comments

The group stages of Europe’s elite club competition are back tonight.

# talking-points - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Mourinho's handshake snub and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Mourinho's handshake snub and more Premier League talking points

Sep 9th 2017, 9:18 PM 10,204 Views 11 Comments

Plus, Chelsea must stamp out disgraceful antisemitic chants aimed at Tottenham fans.

# talking-points - Friday 8 September, 2017

Man City-Liverpool should provide a treat and the Premier League talking points
# Attacking Intent
From The42
# Attacking Intent

Man City-Liverpool should provide a treat and the Premier League talking points

Sep 8th 2017, 12:08 PM 5,052 Views 1 Comment

The weekend’s matches begin at the Etihad Stadium, while time is already running out for Frank de Boer.

# talking-points - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Ireland show remarkable heart but little quality as World Cup hopes diminish
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Ireland show remarkable heart but little quality as World Cup hopes diminish

Sep 6th 2017, 7:30 AM 16,330 Views 50 Comments

Four talking points as Serbia strike a major blow to the Boys in Green’s aim of reaching Russia.

# talking-points - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Galway reach the promised land, Canning wins that elusive All-Ireland and McGrath may step away
# Comment
From The42
# Comment

Galway reach the promised land, Canning wins that elusive All-Ireland and McGrath may step away

Sep 3rd 2017, 9:30 PM 32,854 Views 24 Comments

5 talking points after Galway’s All-Ireland final victory over Waterford.

# talking-points - Saturday 2 September, 2017

The worst performance of the Martin O'Neill era and more Georgia-Ireland talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

The worst performance of the Martin O'Neill era and more Georgia-Ireland talking points

Sep 2nd 2017, 9:27 PM 37,748 Views 100 Comments

Plus, where the result leaves the Boys in Green’s qualification hopes.

Is Robbie Brady back to his best and more Georgia-Ireland talking points
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Is Robbie Brady back to his best and more Georgia-Ireland talking points

Sep 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 4,413 Views 2 Comments

The Burnley star has struggled to recapture his Euro 2016 form for the Boys in Green.